David spends the first night of his return journey at an inn in Yarmouth

David spends the first night of his return journey at an inn in Yarmouth

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David spends the first night of his return journey at an inn in Yarmouth, where Mr. Barkis calls for him  the next morning in his carrier. David tells the driver that he sent Peggotty the message that was  requested, but Mr. Barkis replies that "nothing come of it." He asks David to repeat the message to  her and to say that he is "a-waiting for an answer." David still does not realize that this is a marriage  proposal. When David arrives home, he finds his mother in the parlor. He is surprised to find her  holding an infant, which she introduces as his new brother. The Murdstones being out on a visit, Peggotty, David, and his mother have supper together and  spend a happy evening. David relates Barkis's message again and learns its meaning for the first  time. David's mother implores Peggotty to stay with her, and Peggotty vows that she will. David notices his 
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